Real Estate Industry is Increasing Digital Currency Adoption

Digital Currency & Real Estate BTC Manager Blockchain technology and its first use case, Bitcoin, is becoming progressively mainstream; there is no doubt about it. After many countries start to show their interest in developing their own digital currency systems, new companies and services are following the trend and are starting to accept Bitcoin as a payment method. Now, the…

Steps to buying the right Pattaya property – Investing in the Pattaya real estate market

Steps of investing in the Pattaya property market Due to the Pattaya property market’s affordability factor, abundance of cheap re-sale properties in Pattaya and the fun factor of residing and owning a property in Pattaya many buyers tend to jump in to deals with out first determining their future goals for the property. Thats why we often see buyers putting…

Thailand Briefing: Business regulatory data, Thailand free trade, double tax agreements, foreign investment laws

Thailand Briefing Source: ASEAN Briefing  Discover our latest insights into Thailand including business news, regulatory updates and extensive data on Thailand free trade, double tax agreements and foreign direct investment laws. Formerly known as Siam and officially known as the Kingdom of Thailand, Thailand is a country located at the center of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is…

Investing in Thailand 2017: a Changing Investment Landscape

Posted on February 17, 2017 by ASEAN Briefing    By Harry Handley Investing in Thailand in 2016 was a challenge, both economically and socially. The death of the much-loved King, His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, water shortages, and bearish domestic business sentiment. Although official figures have yet to be released, Thailand’s GDP growth for 2016 is expected to be 3.2 percent,…

Economic Snapshot for ASEAN

January 25, 2017 Source: Focus Economics  Growth unfazed by headwinds in 2016  Written by: Angela Bouzanis, Senior Economist Growth in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) moderated in the final quarter of 2016, according to a preliminary set of data. The economy expanded 4.7% annually, a notch down from Q3’s 4.8% increase. Growth for the whole year came in at 4.7%…

Thailand is a safe bet as tourism takes off with Bangkok being No. 1 in Asia

Thailand has received a strong vote of confidence from tourists all over the world who are flocking to the Kingdom in spite of a barrage of negative press over the last twelve months from international media. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha chauffeurs Miss Universe Thailand Aniporn ‘Nat’ Chalermburanawong during a tuk-tuk ride at Government House. This was part of…

Bloomberg: The Chinese Home-Buying Frenzy’s Coming to a City Near You

Source: Bloomberg If they were anywhere else in Beijing, the five young women in cowboy hats and matching red, white, and blue costumes would look wildly out of place. But here at the city’s biggest international property fair — a frenetic gathering of brokers, developers and other real estate professionals all jockeying for the attention of Chinese buyers — the…

The ASEAN Economic Community: what you need to know

Established in late 2015 by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (itself founded in 1967), the AEC has been seen as a way to promote economic, political, social and cultural cooperation across the region. The idea was to move South-East Asia towards a globally competitive single market and production base, with a free flow of goods, services, labour, investments and capital across…

See how your currency is doing against the Thai Baht 1 November 2016

X-RATES TABLE Thai Baht X-Rates table Top 10Nov 01, 2016 13:35 UTC  Source X-Rates Thai Baht 1.00 THB inv. 1.00 THB US Dollar 0.028560 35.013720 Euro 0.025898 38.613620 British Pound 0.023328 42.867606 Indian Rupee 1.904945 0.524950 Australian Dollar 0.037171 26.902360 Canadian Dollar 0.038172 26.196883 Singapore Dollar 0.039664 25.211660 Swiss Franc 0.028023 35.684369 Malaysian Ringgit 0.119253 8.385562 Japanese Yen 2.992261 0.334195 Alphabetical…

Insider: Could Cambodia’s southern coast be Asia’s next resort hot spot?

By Duncan Forgan  Sources: Property Report, Wikipedia Cambodia kæmˈboʊdiə; Khmer: កម្ពុជា, Kampuchea, IPA: [kɑmpuˈciə]), officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia (Khmer: ព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា, Preăh Réachéanachâk Kâmpŭchéa, IPA: [ˈprĕəh riəciənaːˈcɑk kɑmpuˈciə]), is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is 181,035 square kilometres (69,898 sq mi) in area, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest. Cambodia has a population of over 15 million. The…